Jeremy G. Stout, 38, of Indianapolis and a former resident of Whitley County was killed at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in a two vehicle accident on Ind. 37 and Southport Road in Marion County.
He was born March 20, 1976, in Columbia City, a son of Larry D. and Junell Maggert Stout.
His formative years were spent in the Churubusco area, where he graduated from high school in 1994, later receiving a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice with a minor in psychology from Taylor University Fort Wayne.
He had served an internship with the U.S. Marshals Service working with several areas of federal government including Federal Probation Department and Court Security Officers. Jeremy was also a certified NRA pistol instructor with concealed weapons training. He was currently employed by the Appolo Retail Specialists and part-time by G4S Secure Solutions formerly the Wackenhut Corporation.
Jeremy, a fun-loving individual, an avid Minnesota Vikings fan with many friends is survived by his parents, Larry and Junell Stout of Winterset, Iowa; companion, Autumn Roberts of Indianapolis; brother, Adam Stout of Winterset; a sister, Ashley (Cassidy) McFarland of Thornton, Colo.; two nephews, Jace and Landyn McFarland; grandparents, DeMaris and Bill Valjack of Columbia City and Helen Stout of Winterset, Iowa. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Keith Maggert and Devern Stout.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, in the Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, with Pastor Steve Pulley officiating. The visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. For those who wish memorials may be made to Taylor University. Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com .